AUGUSTA HEALTH COVID AND VACCINE UPDATE: June 13, 2022

Current Vaccination Dose Count at Augusta Health:

  • Total doses given at Augusta Health Vaccination Clinics: 118,630
  • Community members fully-vaccinated at AH Vaccination Clinics: 47,582
  • Boosters 27,555
  • Children age 5-11 3,339

Current COVID Situation

The CDC has lowered our community COVID-19 level to medium. This means:

  • If you are at high risk for severe illness or complications, you should talk to your healthcare provider about whether you should wear a mask or take other precautions;
  • Get a COVID-19 test if you have symptoms;
  • Stay current on vaccinations;
  • Wash your hands and socially distance.

Masking is required within all Augusta Health facilities. New Visitation Policy restrictions were effective May 23, 2022 at 8:00 am and are still in effect. They are available at: https://www.augustahealth.com/patients-visitors/visitor-resources/visiting-information/

COVID census at Augusta Health is stable. Our current inpatient COVID-19 census is nine, with no deaths over the past week. In the 24 hours preceding 9:00 am on Monday, June 13, 17 new positive cases of COVID were diagnosed at Augusta Health testing sites. There were 20 positive cases on Sunday’s report and 20 positive cases on Saturday’s report. COVID testing is available at any Augusta Health Urgent Care Center.

Our Augusta Health testing positivity rate for the week of June 6-11 was 15.9% For the week of May 29-June 4, the rate was 25.9%. For the month of May, the rate was 22.1%.

Vaccination Eligibility

PLEASE MAKE AN APPOINTMENT FOR VACCINE OR BOOSTER at vaccinate.augustahealth.com.

Please bring your COVID Vaccination Record Card to the booster appointment.

The eligibility criteria for each type of vaccine and the timing required for third and fourth doses is explained at https://vaccinate.augustahealth.com/vaccine-appointments/

We are now offering vaccinations, including boosters, for those age 5 to 11.

If you have questions about eligibility, please call Augusta Health’s Vaccination Call Center at 540.332.5122.

Vaccinations in Primary Care Offices

Vaccinations for COVID-19 continue in Augusta Medical Group primary care offices. Patients who prefer to receive a vaccination or booster from their personal physician should contact their doctor’s office to be scheduled into the next available vaccination appointment block.

Community-Based Clinics

Augusta Health will provide community-based clinics at Bridgewater College on Thursday, June 16 from 10 am until 12 noon; at Embrace/Latinx on Thursday, June 16 from 4 pm until 8 pm; at Gypsy Hill House on Tuesday, June 28 from 9 am until 11:30 am; and at Plaza Apartments on Wednesday, June 29 from 11 am until 1 on,

Community organizations that would like to partner with Augusta Health for a Vaccination Clinic can contact VaccinationTaskForce@augustahealth.com for more information on the requirements.

Large Vaccination Clinics at the Waynesboro Primary Care/Urgent Care

The address is 201 Lew Dewitt Boulevard in Waynesboro.

Please make an appointment for these clinics.

Go to vaccinate.augustahealth.com to view the links and schedule an appointment. Information about new clinics, the links and the criteria for each link, are posted as available. Upcoming clinics are:

First dose, second dose and booster dose available to those age 12 and older. Only Pfizer vaccine is available for those age 12-17. Those 18 and older can receive any vaccine. A parent of guardian must be present to consent to vaccination of a child under the age of 18. Please verify criteria before registration.

First dose, second dose and booster dose available to those age 12 and older. Only Pfizer vaccine is available for those age 12-17. Those 18 and older can receive any vaccine. A parent of guardian must be present to consent to vaccination of a child under the age of 18. Please verify criteria before registration.

  • Tuesday, June 21: Drive-Thru Pfizer Clinic from 3 pm to 6 pm for those age 5 to 11.

Only Pfizer vaccine is available for those age 5-11. A parent of guardian must be present to consent to vaccination of a child under the age of 18. Please verify criteria before registration.

  • Friday, June 24: Pfizer and Moderna Clinics from 9 am to 12 noon for those age 12 and older.

First dose, second dose and booster dose available to those age 12 and older. Only Pfizer vaccine is available for those age 12-17. Those 18 and older can receive any vaccine. A parent of guardian must be present to consent to vaccination of a child under the age of 18. Please verify criteria before registration.

Vaccination Call Center

Not everyone has access to the internet. Others just have questions. For assistance, call Augusta Health’s Vaccination Call Center at 540.332.5122. The Call Center is staffed Monday through Friday from 8:00 am until 4:30 pm to answer questions and help to schedule vaccination appointments.

We appreciate our continued partnership with CSHD as we work together to provide vaccines to all in the community who need them.

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